Interview Archives - We Are Africa

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06
Feb
2018
THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT: WHAT LAST YEAR’S JUDGES WANT TO SEE AT THE 2018 INNOVATION AWARDS

6 -min. read To kick the We Are Africa Innovation Awards proceedings in 2018, we caught up with our last panel of expert judges to get the low-down on 2017’s entries: what impressed them; what moved them; and what they thought was missing… (Hint: now’s your chance to fill that void!)

31
May
2017
UNCOVERING ETHIOPIA WITH SIMIEN LODGE’S NICK CRANE

12 -min. read Ethiopia is one of the most talked-about African destinations of 2017. Simien Lodge’s Nick Crane tells us what Ethiopia has to offer the modern traveller.

05
May
2016
LIVE PANEL: THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN TRAVEL

< 1 -min. read Jen Flowers, Deputy Editor at AFAR, hits the We Are Africa show floor to talk trends, destinations and the future of travel in Africa.

21
Oct
2016
LIVE PANEL: WINNING THE CONSERVATION GAME

< 1 -min. read Graham Boynton, Travel Editor for Newsweek, asks some of the travel industry’s key players in conservation and community how they think we can fight our way back…

04
May
2016
LIVE PANEL: MADE IN AFRICA

< 1 -min. read Jen Murphy is joined live on the We Are Africa floor by three individuals who are all dedicated to telling very different, very real stories of their various destinations.

25
Apr
2016
LUXURY FOR THE LONG RUN

8 -min. read We Are Africa 2016 Conference speaker Jochen Zeitz tells us about how he has been inspired by Africa and what to expect from his talk.

15
Apr
2016
HARDLY A WALK IN THE PARK

7 -min. read Virunga National Park’s Director, Emmanuel de Merode, on why tourism is the key to securing its future.

18
Oct
2016
INSPIRING INNOVATION: VERASHNI PILLAY

3 -min. read Introducing Verashni Pillay, who joins Masingita Mazibuko and Colin Bell on this year’s Innovation Awards judging panel tasked with selecting the 2016 shortlist.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: ART TOUR, MOSCOW

3 -min. read Meet Арутюнова Анна (Anna) from Art Tour in Moscow and find out what she’s looking to discover at We Are Africa 2016.

29
Mar
2016
MEET THE TRIBE: AFRICAN SECRETS, SOUTH AFRICA

2 -min. read We talk to husband and wife team Jan and Jaci van Heteren, founders of African Secrets in South Africa, to find out their unique story.

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